Guilherme Paulus is the co-founder of CVC and he has built a successful career in the tourism industry. The renowned entrepreneur hails from Sao Paulo and was born in 1949. He has been listed by Forbes among Brazilian billionaires. The company was founded in 1972 and it has grown tremendously to be one of the largest retail tourism networks in Brazil and a leading travel operator in Latin America.
Guilherme Paulus graduated with a B.A and decided to follow an entrepreneurship line of career. He over time worked and invested his way up to be one of the most prominent people in the tourism sector. He worked around the clock to for CVC alongside his team members to beat competition. The fruits of their hard work started to emerge when CVC established a presence across Brazil and became a travel services destination in Latin America. The innovative contemporary packages that Paulus came up with gave the company an edge in the competitive market.
He is good in closing deals and 2009 was a great year for the renowned businessman because he secured help from a global investment fund for CVC. CVC continued to scale more heights and in 2013, it went public. The company is now in the rank of global companies with profits of $5.2 billion annually. It has not yet reached though. It seeks to take its services to less operated areas through 100 stores every year plan. So far, the company’s presence is felt all-over Brazil with its availability in 140 hypermarkets as swell as 400 malls.
Guilherme Paulus is an entrepreneur with a special focus on a positive impact on the surrounding community. Through his company, he supports Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution as well as PIET project. It also sponsors a number of non-profit organizations including Alfasol Solidarity.
The visionary entrepreneur has been recognized internationally. The French government appreciated and recognized the efforts of Guilherme Paulus in promoting the tourism industry through investments and employment opportunities. He has been awarded “Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Personality of the Year Award” as well as “Revolutionary Consumer Relations” by various prominent magazines and organizations. His investments have been phenomenal and a good example is the Webjet investment. He founded and built the company to a great extent that it attracted acquisition deals.
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